Morning Brief, Monday, November 20
Iraq Go Big, Go Long, Go Home. Those are the three options a secret Pentagon review of the situation in Iraq plans to send to the White House in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, a vicious cycle of revenge killings fuels the sectarian violence. Don't miss the haunting trio of essays by Iraqis who have fled ...
Go Big, Go Long, Go Home. Those are the three options a secret Pentagon review of the situation in Iraq plans to send to the White House in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, a vicious cycle of revenge killings fuels the sectarian violence. Don't miss the haunting trio of essays by Iraqis who have fled the country on the NYT's op-ed page today.
President Bush, on the last leg of his Asia tour, is in Indonesia today meeting with President Yudhoyono, who called for a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.
Hu Jintao is in India today, the first trip there by a Chinese leader in a decade. Back home, a Chinese official makes the incredible admission that torture is frequently used to secure convictions in court cases.
More bedlam in Lebanese politics: The leader of Hezbollah calls mass protests intended to topple the government of PM Siniora.
In Egypt, President Mubarak says he'd like to stay in office for life, and police arrest another popular blogger who is critical of the government. Nice democracy they have going there.
Good news! Fewer people in the U.S. are going hungry. The bad news: The U.S. government refuses to call the rest hungry.
Nasdaq puts in a $5 billion bid for the London Stock Exchange, which the LSE quickly rejects. FP took a look recently at the stock exchanges around the world giving New York a run for its money.
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